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Eastside Job Training Gets Boost From Solar Donation

The East Los Angeles Skills Center will be getting 20 solar power modules that will be used by Homeboy Industries and other groups in job training programs, a Bay... Read more »

Forever 21 Begins Massive Solar Project In Lincoln Heights

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti ceremoniously helped install the first solar panel late last week on what the city is heralding as the largest single-rooftop solar... Read more »

Over 50 and Want to Start a Business? AARP, SBA Can Help

You do not have to be in your 20s or 30s to start a business, and this Saturday AARP California and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are teaming up to... Read more »

Stakes High for Latinos in Battle Over Herbalife

California based nutrition-supplement giant Herbalife has been busily trying to shore up support from prominent Latinos, amid claims by some Latino groups and former... Read more »

Pelosi Says Republican Refusal to Extend Unemployment Benefits ‘Immoral’

The U.S. Senate earlier this month approved an extension of long-term unemployment benefits, but hopes were dashed that a deal could be reach before Congress’... Read more »

Contreras-Sweet Sworn In as SBA Secretary

A local businesswoman from Los Angeles was sworn in as the Secretary of the Small Business Administration Monday, making her one of just two Latinos in the Presidemt’s... Read more »

Walmart Opens Supercenter in South Gate

With an early morning ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday and thousands of dollars in donations to local youth programs, Walmart opened a new Supercenter in the southeast... Read more »

L.A. Overhauls Trash Pick-Up at Apartments, Businesses

The Los Angeles City Council Tuesday approved a transformation in the way trash is picked up from businesses, apartments and condominiums, backing a franchise system... Read more »

Founder of L.A.’s ProAmerica Bank Confirmed as Head of SBA

The granddaughter of a migrant worker and founder of a Los Angeles bank was confirmed by the U.S. Senate Thursday to head the Small Business Administration. Maria... Read more »

L.A. Doubles Up On Summer Youth Jobs

The city of Los Angeles will offer twice as many jobs to young people this summer, with a total of 10,000 openings, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Tuesday. The Walt... Read more »

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